The Department of Law of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the
University of Luxembourg is looking for a Postdoctoral researcher to conduct
research in Law.
In particular, the Postdoctoral researcher will be in charge of:
Research, publish and disseminate knowledge on the highest academic
Contribute to the projects and activities conducted in the Department of
Law by working together with colleagues and research teams of the
Department in the chosen field of specialisation.
Assist and mentor PhD candidates.
Conduct other teaching activities.
Outstanding PhD in law displaying the capability to autonomously develop
and conduct research at a post-doctoral level at the highest level.
Aptitude working, research and writing in a multi-lingual environment.
English or French and a good understanding of the second language and
possibly a third language (particularly German) will be considered an
Aptitude to work in the context of a Department that specialises in
research from a transnational, European and comparative point of view.
Proof of knowledge and application of research design and research
Willingness to develop an internationally recognised body of research and
to seek competitive research funding for projects.
Contract Type: Fixed-term contract 24 months - renewable for a maximum of
Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
Job Reference: UOL04728
In particular, we offer:
Integration into one of Europe's most international universities and most
diverse law departments
Excellent facilities including personal work-space at the University
Attractive remuneration package
The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR
75.285 (full time)
How to apply...
Please apply online formally through the HR system. Applications can be
submitted in French or in English and must include the following:
An application letter.
A research agenda concerning the scientific work the applicant is
interested in pursuing during the time as Postdoc explaining the relevance
for the research conducted at the Law Department.
The name, current position, and relation to the applicant of the two
persons cited as reference.
A copy of the PhD diploma (including the defense report, if available).
A detailed curriculum vitae with a complete bibliography of the
applicant's published works.
A copy of the publications that the applicant deems most relevant to
his/her research work.
Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed
For further information, please contact Professor Herwig Hofmann, Head of the
Department of Law: email@example.com
The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values.
We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to
gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.
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